International Awards & Accolades for Staff

Research Awards

Accolades

Fellowships

  • Prof CHAN Heng Huat was awarded a Hitachi Research Fellowship (Hitachi, Japan) in 2008 and a Commonwealth Fellowship (England) in 2001.

Invitations to major international conferences

  • Prof SHEN Zuowei has been invited to give a one-hour lecture at the 8th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) 2015, which will be held in Beijing, China, from 10 to 14 August 2015.
  • Profs BAO Weizhu, GAN Wee Teck, SHEN Weixiao and YU Shih-Hsien have been invited to give 45- minute lectures at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) 2014, held in Seoul, Korea, from 13 to 21 August 2014.
  • Prof SHEN Zuowei has been invited to give a 45-minute lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) 2010 in the Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing section, held in Hyderabad, India, from 19 to 27 August 2010.
  • Prof Harald NIEDERREITER has been invited to speak at the International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) 2003, held in Sydney, Australia, from 7 to 11 July 2003.

Others

  • Professor SHEN Zuowei has been elected as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, for contributions to approximation theory, wavelet theory, and image processing in 2017. The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.
  • Prof Louis CHEN Hsiao Yun has been elected Vice-President of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) for the term from 2009 to 2011.
  • Prof Louis CHEN Hsiao Yun has been invited as the 14th P.C. Mahalanobis Memorial Lecturer of the Indian Statistical Institute for 2009.